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Target bans guns from stores

Target is simply making a request that customers leave their guns at home, but have not been clear on how they plan to enforce this.
    Target has been the center of debate between pro and anti gun groups.
   
The company says they don't want their customers bringing guns into stores, even in places where it is permitted by law.
   
Target says the reason they came to this decision is because guns are "at odds" with a family atmosphere.
   
Some applauded Target's decision and believe more stores should do the same.

"People should not be walking around carrying guns. Most of the people who have guns can't shoot straight anyway and I don't want to be in the middle of a gun fight," said Jacqueline Young. 

Others weren't as thrilled by the news, and believe carrying a weapon is a means of protection.

"I would myself, to protect my family. There's too much going on nowadays to just go on the word that no one will bring a firearm in there," said Daniel Rogers. 
   
Shoppers like JW Novotny say he believes in the right to carry, but also plans to respect Target's decision.
   
He says it won't stop him from shopping at Target.

"I am a gun owner. I do believe in the right to bear arms, but at the same time if they want to not have their customers bring guns in, then that's their prerogative," he said.

Target joins other stores like Starbucks and Chipotle, who also asked their customers to leave their firearms at home.